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Foreign Investment in UK

Wales written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Minister (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales

(1) what inward investment there has been in Wales as a result of the event he held at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to promote Wales as a location for job creation and investment;

(2) what foreign investment there has been in Wales as a result of the series of events that he hosted with business investors in Hong Kong.

Photo of David Jones David Jones The Secretary of State for Wales

The Wales Office has been actively promoting Wales as a destination for investment at home and abroad. I welcome the news from Ernst and Young's attractiveness survey that in 2012 Wales recorded its highest level of inward investment for five years.

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